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Staples native Brian Caquelin, left, holds up an old snowsuit that belonged to his dad Paul Caquelin, former publisher/editor of the Staples World. He remembers his dad wearing it while covering Cardinal basketball games in Moorhead, or while driving the Staples World van which didn’t have the best heater. Also pictured is Brian’s girlfriend, Erin Murray. The two reside in Austin, Texas, and were back in Minnesota to attend the funeral of Brian’s dad, who died this past February. (Staples World photos by Da
The Staples World office was a place that Brian Caquelin knew well during his growing up years in Staples. His dad, Paul Caquelin, was the newspaper’s publisher/editor from 1977 - 1989. During that time he covered a variety of stories, took countless photos at sports events and shared bits of humor...
April 10 Free Tax-Aide Wednesday, 1 - 4 p.m., April 10, Staples Community Center. No appt. needed. For low to moderate income taxpayers. For info., 218-894-5772. April 11 Wadena Whirlaways Square Dance Club Mtg Thurs., April 11, 7:30 - 9:45 p.m., Wadena VFW. Tom Allen, caller; Donna Stone, cuer....
Staples-Motley Community Education offers a variety of classes and activities for lifelong learners. Activities for the next few weeks are listed.  o Baseball Skills Camp: Mondays, April 22, 29; May 6, 13, 5:30 - 7 p.m., Staples-Motley Elementary Softball Fields. For boys and girls in grades 4 - 6...
Emmy-winning a cappella group Tonic Sol-fa will bring their family-friendly show to Centennial Auditorium in Staples on Friday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. Expect to hear an eclectic mix of music from this Minnesota quartet, including pop, country and gospel. It’s the sort of concert that the entire...
Jesus’ Last Supper was actually a Jewish Passover. Amer Olson of Jews for Jesus will re-create the traditional Passover service and explain how it foreshadowed Jesus’ death and resurrection in a presentation called, “Christ in the Passover” at St. John’s Lutheran Church on Tuesday, April 9, at 7 p....
Staples-Motley High School music and speech students will perform acclaimed pieces to help raise funds for Kinship Partners, a youth mentoring program. The event will be Saturday, April 6, starting at 7 p.m. at Centennial Auditorium. The concert is free with a free-will offering available to...
April 3 Free Tax-Aide Wednesdays, 1 - 4 p.m., through April 10, Staples Community Center. No appt. needed. For low to moderate income taxpayers. For info., 218-894-5772. April 6 Kids Helping Kinship Kids Event Sat., April 6, 7 - 9 p.m., Centennial Auditorium, Staples. Featuring local youth...
The Staples City Council will meet Tuesday, April 9, at 7 p.m. at Staples City Hall. Items on the agenda include: • Conduct Public Hearing for creation of TIF 1-11  for The Mill Townhomes • Consider Resolution 1768 approving the establishment of tax increment financing district 1-11 within...
April o Sub-Section Instrumental Solo/Ensemble Contest April 3 o Sub-Section Vocal Solo/Ensemble Contest April 10 o Special Olympics Basketball April 17, at SMHS o Prom April 27 o FFA State Convention April 28 - 30 o Bell Choir Concert April 29, 7 p.m. at Lakewood Health System Care Center, Staples...
Weekly events Ongoing Events Posted Last Thursday of the Month:  AA Mtgs At Lakewood Health System Hospital Main Campus, Staples, Classroom A:  Tuesdays,  8 p.m.; Thursdays, 8 p.m.; Saturdays, 7 p.m.. For info., 218-371-0573.   AA Mtgs At First Lutheran Church, Pillager:  Tuesdays, 8 p.m. For info...

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